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LINKTV
Feb 15, 2013 8:00am PST
a decade. president obama is expected to speak about gun violence during an address in his home city of chicago today. a media advocacy group says a record number of journalists were imprisoned around the world last year in what it termed a deteriorating environment for press freedom. the committee to protect journalists says 232 journalists were jailed last year, the highest number since surveying began in 1990. 70 journalists were killed in a line of duty, an increase of more than 40% from the previous year. a top native american leader is urging house lawmakers to reauthorize the violence against women act and follow tribal governments to prosecute non- native men who abuse women on tribal lands. jefferson kiel, president of the national congress of american indians, made the remarks thursday in the state of indian nations address. he said the death rate of native women on some reservations is 10 times the national average. nearly 60% of native women are married to non-native men, and according to justice department data, non-native men carry out 70% of reported rapes against nati
LINKTV
Feb 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
are two very similar cities, equal amounts of rain, close to one another physically, socioeconomically quite similar. the amount of violent crime in those two cities is virtually identical. but if you look at the number of murders, it's ten times higher in seattle than it is in vancouver. what's the difference? the difference, very simply, is that in the united states, you can easily purchase guns. in canada, you cannot. we've lost two children to guns in this practice. both teenagers-- one was caught in a gun exchange over drug money. another was shot because she was dating someone's boyfriend at twelve. - drugs. - drugs. - alcohol. - alcohol. they very much increase the impulsive amounts of violent behavior as they are intended to be dis-inhibitors of ourselves. and so alcohol and drugs, cocaine in particular, is very provocative to violence. a lot of guys-- they are really fighting over the drugs now. they want to sell drugs because it's good way to make money. i think certainly drugs, gangs, these are predisposing factors. we know from the studies-- kids who take drugs, kids who ar
WHUT
Feb 19, 2013 6:00pm EST
of killing shiite muslims during an operation on the city's outskirts today. thousands of shiites had protested across pakistan on monday, calling for government protection as families of the bombing victims refused to bury their dead until authorities took action against those responsible. members of the pakistani interfaith league rallied in the capital islamabad. >> today we're not gathered on the basis of religion, but on the basis of humanity because we believe we're all human beings and we are muslims, christians, hindus. today we have christians, bishops, pastors, muslims, hindus and s ikhs as a symbol of our unity, assemble people of pakistan belonged to one family. >> in his release soldier has ignited controversy after posting a photograph to a social networking site that appears to show a palestinian boy in the cross hairs of a sniper rifle. mor ostrovski, a sniper in the military of israel, posted the photo to his instagram site. it shows a palestinian boy facing away from the camera with a gun cross hairs focused on the side of his head. the israeli military says it is in
WHUT
Feb 20, 2013 6:00pm EST
, at least 31 civilians were killed tuesday in a syrian regime bombing of the city of aleppo. 14 children were reportedly among the dead. in israel and occupied territories, protests are continuing in support of hunger striking palestinian prisoners in israeli jails. on tuesday, hundreds of palestinian detainees refused meals in solidarity with four hunger striking prisoners. hundreds of people meanwhile gathered across the occupied west bank and gaza strip drawn fire from israeli troops of tear gas and rubber coated bullets. the prisoners include samer issawi, who has been on hunger strike for more than 200 days, drinking only water. on tuesday, an easterly court ordered samer issawi to remain behind bars indefinitely. his lawyer announced the decision. >> the decision is to reject to release samer immediately and keep them behind bars until maybe two weeks time. >> samer issawi and another prisoner were initially released under the 2011 deal that freed israeli soldier gurley shalit only to be rearrested and return to an israeli prison last year. israel has refused to disclose the reason
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